Jim Nolan

Jim Nolan was born and lives in Waterford and is a founder member and former Artistic Director of Red Kettle Theatre Company.

His plays include MoonshineThe Guernica HotelDear KennyThe Salvage Shop, Blackwater Angel, Sky Road, Brighton, Dreamland and Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye. He has directed over twenty plays for Red Kettle and has also worked as a writer and director with Meridian, Field Day, TEAM, Rough Magic,  Barnstorm and Garter Lane.

He was the Anglo Irish Bank Writer in Association at the Abbey Theatre for 2001-2002 and Arts Council Theatre Artist in Residence at Garter Lane Theatre, Waterford (2012-2018). His plays are published by Gallery Press and his latest play, The Red Iron, will open at Garter Lane in November 2019.

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